101 uses for a bread bag

101 Uses For is popular and let's hope it stays that way. Our second book is presently called 101 tips for self sufficiency; we will certainly dip into this section for ideas. So post away and let's try and get at least one thread up to 101.
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Post: #12662 shiney
Sat Feb 25, 2006 9:54 pm

Is that on top of the slugs you've just collected? YEUK!!!

Two smart ideas though Ina.
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Post: #12663 ina
Sat Feb 25, 2006 10:02 pm

Ergh - no. :mrgreen: Use for fruit and veg first, and when too dirty to take to the shops again, use for slugs...
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Post: #12919 woolcraft
Tue Feb 28, 2006 7:39 pm

Fashion into masks, using baling twine, as a precaution against bird flu.

Put on children's feet under shoes, when shoes have holes in them. Mock not .. ask my kids!
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Post: #13042 Muddypause
Wed Mar 01, 2006 7:22 pm

Having just experienced (for the first time in many years) the horrible unpleasantness of a white, processed, polyester loaf of Mother's Pride 'bread' (don't make me laugh):-

97. Disposing of mass produced 'bread' in, without ever having to unwrap it.
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Post: #13049 ina
Wed Mar 01, 2006 8:15 pm

Beats me - but there seem to be people who like that stuff. Even if the taste wasn't so - ergh, non-existing is probably the right word - knowing what's in it, and how it's made would be enough to put me off.
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Post: #13700 Shirley
Wed Mar 08, 2006 10:27 pm

http://www.marloscrochetcorner.com/Plas ... 0tote.html

How about this!! Looks very usable once it's crocheted up too.
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Post: #13736 Libby
Thu Mar 09, 2006 12:27 pm

They do look good shirlz, not a bad idea at all.
I won,t try it with co-op plastic though, imagine carrying your shopping home and the biodegradable plastic decomposes on the way :lol:
I remember joining elastic bands together as a kid in the way described there. At least 3 of you had to play, 2 with the bands around our ankles. I can,t for the life of me remember what we called it :?
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Post: #13740 Shirley
Thu Mar 09, 2006 1:05 pm

Libby wrote:They do look good shirlz, not a bad idea at all.
I won,t try it with co-op plastic though, imagine carrying your shopping home and the biodegradable plastic decomposes on the way :lol:
I remember joining elastic bands together as a kid in the way described there. At least 3 of you had to play, 2 with the bands around our ankles. I can,t for the life of me remember what we called it :?


I think we just called it elastics but stand to be corrected. Was a fab game - you just don't see kids doing that nowadays do you? I can sense a 101 things to do with an elastic band now..... or 101 games to play in the playground while reusing/recycling things...

Good point about the co-op plastic
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Post: #13741 Shirley
Thu Mar 09, 2006 1:06 pm

just googled... was also called french skipping!
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Post: #13785 Libby
Thu Mar 09, 2006 11:20 pm

I don,t remember it called french skipping, maybe we called it elastics or something too.
You,re right though, you don,t see it played any more.
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Post: #13806 ina
Fri Mar 10, 2006 9:23 am

In German it was called Gummi Twist! But it doesn't seem to be known there anymore either... Another one of these "free" leisure pursuits gone.
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Post: #13833 hedgewizard
Fri Mar 10, 2006 2:48 pm

1. Put handful of maltesers in, tie, pulverise with blunt object, untie and sprinkle crumbs onto ice cream. Thanks Jamie!

2. Use as bag to collect other bread bags ready for recycling

3. Use bread bag full of bread bags, loosely filled and then tied off, as makeshift tripod for taking timed photographs (this is a professional trick using carrier bags)

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Post: #13834 Shirley
Fri Mar 10, 2006 2:51 pm

hedgewizard wrote:1. Put handful of maltesers in, tie, pulverise with blunt object, untie and sprinkle crumbs onto ice cream. Thanks Jamie!


Slurp! Scrummy :flower:


hedgewizard wrote:3. Use bread bag full of bread bags, loosely filled and then tied off, as makeshift tripod for taking timed photographs (this is a professional trick using carrier bags)


That's a great one HWz - I'll try that one out.
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Post: #14923 hedgewizard
Tue Mar 21, 2006 10:44 am

That's 67 so far, by my count.

68. Use for flouring meat (or mushrooms, ok?) Put a few tablespoons of seasoned flour into the bag, add the chopped meat, shake bag like buggery.

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Post: #14947 herbwormwood
Tue Mar 21, 2006 1:14 pm

My Mum uses them for poop-a-scoop bags for when her dog craps in a bag it and bin it area.
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